Open Call: DOT ON THE MAP Industry Days 2021


The 2nd edition of Dot.on.the.map Industry Days, organised by the Cyprus Film Days International Festival, the Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth and the Rialto Theatre, will be held online between 21-23 April 2021, in the framework of the 19th Cyprus Film Days International Festival (16-24 April 2021).


CALL FOR PROJECTS


Dot.on.the.map Meeting point is an international co-production forum which creates

a platform to offer filmmakers the opportunity to pitch their projects to the international film industry and to find the right connections to get the projects co- produced, financed, developed and/or distributed.


Dot.on.the.map Meeting point aims at a strong selection of projects, giving producers

and directors the opportunity to present their ideas to a number of potential financial,

development and distribution partners during a 3-day virtual event.


Dot.on.the.map Meeting point presents up to six (6) hand-picked feature-length

fiction projects currently in development and financing stage, to a selection of

international professionals. Projects originate from countries bordering the

Mediterranean Sea, from across the three neighbouring continents of Cyprus:

Europe, Africa and Asia. Film industry professionals attending are mainly producers,

distributors, representatives of festivals and funds, development experts and

broadcasters, coming mainly from Central and Eastern Europe. The producers,

directors and scriptwriters of the projects chosen for Dot.on.the.map Meeting point

will pitch their projects in a series of prearranged one-on-one meetings and a

pitching session. An international jury will determine the projects that will be

presented with the awards. The awards will be presented during the closing

ceremony of the festival, Saturday, 24 April 2021. The list of awards will be

announced at a later stage.


What they are looking for:


• Feature-length fiction film projects from countries bordering the

Mediterranean Sea (Europe, Africa and Asia)


• The projects should be either produced or co-produced by a country

within these regions or contain elements in the story that link them to these

regions


• Projects should have a producer and a director attached and have to

be looking for co-producers


• Their main focus in the selection procedure will be on projects that

present a high possibility of being realised, combining this quality with artistic

elements


The call for project submissions will be open 19 January - 28 February 2021.

Click here for more information and the application form or contact dotonthemap@cyprusfilmdays.com.

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